Friday, June 21st – Sunday, June 23rd
Friday, June 21st | 6pm to 9pm
The third Friday of every month, galleries in downtown Durham host exhibit openings. Besides the receptions, you’ll also find lots of musicians busking outside.
National Smoothie Day
Friday, June 21st | Various times and locations
Friday is the first day of summer AND National Smoothie Day. Get a free smoothie at Planet Smoothie from 2pm to 4pm, and a free smoothie at Jamba from 2pm to 5pm. Also (unrelated to smoothies) get a free shake at Wayback Burgers all day, while they last. Find all the information on Triangle on the Cheap.
Brightleaf Summer Concert Series
Friday, June 21st | 7 pm
Brightleaf Square, 905 West Main Street, Durham
This free concert series continues with Craicdown, who describes its music at “World Acousticana,” mixing influences from around the world for a high-energy show.
Juneteenth Celebration in Wake Forest
Saturday, June 22nd | 12:15pm to 4:30pm
Alston-Massenberg Center, 416 N. Taylor Street, Wake Forest
Juneteenth is a holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the United Sates. This celebration includes a Freedom March, food, activities, and fun for the kids, including a water sprayer.
Sunday, June 23rd | 12pm to 3:30pm
NC Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh
Celebrate the summer solstice with solar observing on the terrace, and talks from researchers about, what else? The sun!